R.B. Lankford

Rufus Burrow Lankford

Full Name: Rufus Burrow Lankford
Other surnames: Langford
Date of birth: August 19, 1838
Date of death: March 14, 1919

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 44 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2)   Democrat Bowie / Montague   Clay, Montague

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) R.B. Langford, Montague. Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

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Other Resources

  • 21st Legislature (1889) - R.B. Lankford, postoffice Bowie, nativity Alabama, age 50 (born circa 1839), farmer, 20 years in Texas, Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
  • Rufus B. Lankford, marriage to Ann H. Hammack 2/16/1860 in DeKalb County, Alabama.
    Census of 1870 - R.B. Langford, Lamar County, Texas, born circa 1838 in Alabama, living in household with A.H. Langford, female, age 26, and S.E. Langford, female, age 3.
    Census of 1880 - Rufus Lankford, Montague County, Texas, age 41, born circa 1839 in Alabama, wife Anhaseltine, daughter Sarah E.
    Census of 1900 - Rufus B. Lankford, Elk Township, Washita County, Okahoma, age 62, born August 1838 in Alabama, wife Ann H.
    Census of 1910 - R.B. Lankford, Elk Township, Washita County, Oklahoma, age 71, born circa 1839 in Alabama, farmer, wife A.H. FamilySearch. 1870 1880 1900 1910 Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950
  • Rufus Burrow Lankford, birth date 8/19/1838 in Ft. Payne, Alabama; death date 3/14/1919 in Hall, San Saba County, Texas; farmer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • R.B. Lankford, birth date 8/19/1838, death date 3/14/1919, burial in Richland Springs Cemetery, San Saba County. Find a Grave.
  • "Charles Atchison married the only child of Capt. and Mrs. R.B. Lankford, while he was serving as representative from this county in Austin." "Mrs. E.R. Mangum's Grandparents Came to This County in June of 1872," The Bowie News (Bowie, Montague County), 7/24/1958, section 9, p. 7, crediting Bowie Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).


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